Wednesday, August 20, 2014
People who were being screened for Ebola when they fled a health center during looting have turned themselves into a hospital, a Liberian official said Tuesday.
Southern African leaders ended a two-day summit Monday resolving to develop their industries to boost regional cooperation and set up a fund for its projects.
Monday, August 18, 2014
South Africa's decision to rescue a small lender seen as neither “too big” nor “too interconnected” to fail shows that taxpayers worldwide may have to accept that bank bailouts are here to stay.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Suspected ex-rebels from the Central African Republic's Seleka movement massacred at least 34 people in several northern villages over the past three days, an officer in the African peacekeeping force MISCA told AFP on Saturday.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
South Sudan's civil war entered its ninth month Friday with rebels and government troops engaged in heavy battles, diplomats said, days after U.N. warnings of sanctions if the conflict continues.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
A second senior doctor in Sierra Leone was confirmed dead from Ebola on Wednesday as West Africa anxiously awaited the arrival of experimental drugs to tackle the deadliest-ever outbreak of the virus.
A quarter of the world's population will be African within 35 years, the U.N. children's agency said on Tuesday, as the continent's birth rates continue to rapidly rise.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) authorized the use of experimental drugs in the fight against Ebola on Tuesday as the death toll topped 1,000 and a Spanish priest became the first European to succumb to the latest outbreak of the virus.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The armed Seleka coalition that last year seized power in the Central African Republic for 10 months wants no part of a new government, a spokesman for the former rebels said Monday.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Residents of northern Liberia have existed in a state of peril for months as the deadly Ebola epidemic swept through the region. Now they face a new threat as measures to stem the spread of the virus spark fears of starvation.